Beebe asks U.S. help to fill Medicaid gaps
Waiver would let state access federal cash
Posted: November 15, 2012 at 12:27 a.m.
Gov. Mike Beebe has asked the federal government for a wide-ranging Medicaid deal that would allow Arkansas to access federal funds to help plug the $4.6 billion program’s estimated $138 million deficit, quicken its payment overhaul and pave the way to expanding its rolls by up to 250,000 people.
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